Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal (MNA) chaired meeting to review progress of CPEC meetings. The Government of Pakistan is putting keen interest in timely execution of CPEC development works.
It has been informed in meeting that CPEC projects are moving forward swiftly and first batch of projects including energy and infrastructure will be completed in 2017-18. The meeting members showed their satisfaction on work going on western route of CPEC.
Meeting was informed that Gawadar Airport and Eastbay Expressway in Gawadar are in advanced stage of approval by Chinese side and will hit ground within couple of months. Both Chinese and Pakistani officials attended the meeting which was concluded with good remarks.